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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:18 AM   #1
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Gas under $1.00 soon?

Oil is now below $50 bucks a barrel. Costco is selling for $1.67 for 87.

Under a $1.00 before the new year?
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:19 AM   #2
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Hell I wish!! Maybe diesel will drop a little more too? I hope so!
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:22 AM   #3
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that would be nice i never had it that low when i was been driving.
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:22 AM   #4
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What is the tax in a gallon of gas?

I think I saw in Pennsylvania it is like $.80/gallon for federal/state tax (although I could have misread the sticker while getting gas and hurrying to the airport)
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:24 AM   #5
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I honestly couldn't see it getting any lower than $1.25 because of the tax, which by the way Granholm wants to raise.
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:24 AM   #6
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What is the tax in a gallon of gas?

I think I saw in Pennsylvania it is like $.80/gallon for federal/state tax (although I could have misread the sticker while getting gas and hurrying to the airport)
I think its $0.55 per gallon, but we have the 2nd or 3rd highest tax in the country.
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:27 AM   #7
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I think its $0.55 per gallon, but we have the 2nd or 3rd highest tax in the country.
well if you want the best roads you gotta pay
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:33 AM   #8
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well if you want the best roads you gotta pay
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:36 AM   #9
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Oil is now below $50 bucks a barrel. Costco is selling for $1.67 for 87.

Under a $1.00 before the new year?
WILL YOU SHARE WHAT YOU'RE SMOK'N?
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:39 AM   #10
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Hell I wish!! Maybe diesel will drop a little more too? I hope so!
Doesn't look like propane is going to budge any from the price we paid last year either, buncha thieves.
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:39 AM   #11
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Did you hear they are thinking of raising the gas tax now that prices are down?? Total Crap!
Well we're use to the high price any how, right? What a way of thinking. Pisses me off!
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:41 AM   #12
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gas is cheap now. wait til granholm raises the tax to $2.00 a gallon. so many people are leaving there isn't much to tax but gas. she will not allow any relief for the people of michigan on her watch. and thats a promise
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:44 AM   #13
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I think its $0.55 per gallon, but we have the 2nd or 3rd highest tax in the country.
too bad they are trying to raise it
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:45 AM   #14
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Gas can't be cheap if we are supposed to become fossil fuel independent.


Not that i'm complaining about cheap gas, just saying this can't be good in the long run if it stays down...
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:48 AM   #15
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Gas can't be cheap if we are supposed to become fossil fuel independent.


Not that i'm complaining about cheap gas, just saying this can't be good in the long run if it stays down...
Once again, I think you are wrong.

Too many people were impacted with the $4/gallon.
Too many people complained about full size SUV's thus changing production
Too many people believe that gas will come back up at one point
Too many people believe in the myth called global warming
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:50 AM   #16
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Did you hear they are thinking of raising the gas tax now that prices are down?? Total Crap!
Well we're use to the high price any how, right? What a way of thinking. Pisses me off!
It's to take care of the roads though. I hate higher taxes, but Christ the roads need to be improved.
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:51 AM   #17
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Better go out and invest in 460's. Ha.

Think the cheapest I ever saw a gallon was .89 cents back in 99 - 2000ish at the meijer gas station on Brown in Auburn Hills. It'll be back up above $3 before you know it.
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:52 AM   #18
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It's to take care of the roads though. I hate higher taxes, but Christ the roads need to be improved.
Yeah but only a portion of the money ever get's to were it is supose to. GRRR!
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:54 AM   #19
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Doesn't look like propane is going to budge any from the price we paid last year either, buncha thieves.
my friends dad hauls propane and gets it for close to cost. IIRC During the summer he told me he buys it for $155 ish and they are selling it for @ $3. he said 3 of the top propane company's are under federal investigation for price gouging.
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Old November 20th, 2008, 09:56 AM   #20
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It's to take care of the roads though. I hate higher taxes, but Christ the roads need to be improved.

I think we need to reduce the weight of trucks allowed on he roads from 160,000 lbs to 80,000lbs.
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